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Abu Dhabi International Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in UAE
Airport typePublic
OperatorAbu Dhabi Airports Company
ServesAbu Dhabi
*Etihad Airways *Maximus Air Cargo
Elevation27 m (88 ft)
Passengers11 million

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Abu Dhabi International Airport ( ) is an airport in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the world in terms of passengers (+34% in Q1:2008), new airline operators, and infrastructural development. The airport is now undergoing a major expansion, the total amount earmarked for projects is US$6.8 billion.

Abu Dhabi airport is the second largest in the UAE, serving 11 million passengers in 2010. Its terminal spaces are dominated by Etihad Airways which is the United Arab Emirates' second largest air carrier after Emirates.

The newest terminal, Terminal 3, opened in January 2009, enabling the airport to handle, approximately, 12 million passengers per annum. It is expected that passenger numbers will reach this level in 2011.

Development work has also started on a new passenger terminal, to be situated between the two runways and known as the Midfield Terminal. Upon completion in 2016, the Midfield Terminal will take the airport’s passenger capacity to more than 20 million per year.

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